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Enjoy reading helpful tips and information, and discovering Adirondack hot spots from our resident experts and outdoor adventurers. Let us help plan your visit to Hamilton County - we've got the insider guides and insight on everything you won't want to miss. Read along, learn some cool facts, and please feel free to share your tips and join in on the conversation!

After you've narrowed down your vacation dates and decided on your adventure of choice, find a place to stay right here in the heart of the Adirondacks.

 

Happy Snowmobile Trails

11Jan2019
Author:Pamela Merritt
There are a lot of great places to snowmobile in the Adirondacks, but Hamilton County has everything a snowmobiler needs — gear, supplies, food, lodging, and a lot of trails. It turns out that seven...

Derby Round-up

The lakes are frozen — get your lines in! Winter weather in the Adirondacks means ice fishing. Check out all of the great ice fishing contests going on this winter.   1st Annual Piseco Lake Ice...

Seven decades of snow, runs, and family fun

01Jan2019
Author:Shaun Kittle
1949 was quite a year. Harry Truman was president, the first Polaroid camera was sold, Velcro was introduced to the world, and Ozzy Osbourne was born. But perhaps a little less influential was the...

Snowmobile Hot Spots

I don’t know about you, but one of my pet peeves is being hungry during a snowmobile ride. I usually ride prepared with snacks, but stopping at different eateries is one of my favorite parts about...

Winter Birding in the Central Adirondacks

As many of our region’s nesting bird species head south for the winter, some species that breed to our north also head south…into the Adirondacks! Each year, it is exciting to discover which species...

Winter Events from Speculator to Inlet

When you’re planning out your winter snowmobile or ski vacation, don’t forget about all of the great things we have going on in our little towns. There is something for everyone, from Winter...

Winter Bucket List

Every year, before winter I like to create a bucket list of activities I want to accomplish throughout the winter. This way, I avoid the feeling of not doing much during the winter season once spring...

Your Guide to Holiday Shopping

Summer is now just a tiny speck in the rear view as we fly through fall, headed straight for winter. That means it's time to pack up the Halloween decorations, maybe put up a few decorations for...

Oak Mountain is Ready for Snow

Oak Mountain is a family oriented ski center that has been part of Adirondack winter enjoyment for generations. It first opened in 1947. Now, owners Matt and Laura O’Brien, coming from careers in...

Try It, You'll Like It

Things change. When I was a kid I didn't like Brussels sprouts. Seeing these mini cabbages on my plate would trigger schemes for their disposal. Fortunately, there was a dog available. Now I think...

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